June 4, 2007KR BlogUncategorized

Take Two

The greatest job on earth. Will Allison offers a guest dispatch for Maud Newton today on his experience as managing editor and executive editor of the storied Story. The dispatch comes on the heels of Allison’s first novel, What You Have Left, released this month from Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. KR readers will remember his story, “Niernsee’s Tower,” from the Spring 2004 issue.

You, too, can have an existential crisis–for free. The good folks at Open Culture are tracking down free university courses and highlight some recent finds, including two lit podcasts: The Literature of Crisis (Stanford University) and Existentialism in Literature & Film (UC Berkeley). For the running list of freebies, visit Open Culture’s University Podcast Collection.